Big Apple Circus Review: Metamorphosis

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My family and I are huge fans of the Big Apple Circus and always enjoy seeing performances. We attended a performance recently of their new show, Metamorphosis, and absolutely loved it. Francesco the Clown was funny and sweet. Francesco does a lot of cute bits and interacts with the audience. While we do miss Grandma the […]

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Aflac’s “Duck Does Yoga” Campaign with Kelly Rutherford and Kristen McGee

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Expectant mom Natalie Stanton of Natfly Love writes another spectacular guest post.  Recently, for the site, I had the pleasure of doing yoga with: This gorgeous celebrity yoga instructor, Kristin McGee and Kelly Rutherford — this kind-hearted famous actress (She’s gorgeous too! She’s well known for her role as Blake Lively’s mother on “Gossip Girl” and is now […]

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Pampering Gift Sets for the Holidays from Vitabath

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman Gifting someone with a skin care gift set may not be the most creative gift idea but it happens to be something many women (and some men) appreciate and will actually use on a daily basis. When I give this type of gift set to someone I try to figure […]

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Panera Bread Makes It Easy To Enjoy Your Lunch (+Giveaway)

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My family and I are huge fans of Panera Bread. I like that it’s real — not processed food and while it’s not exactly dollar menu friendly, it’s food that I can feel good about eating and feeding to my family. My kids gravitate towards the macaroni and cheese, as they aren’t really concerned with […]

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We’re Baking it Happen To Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research #BakeItHappen

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by Nancy Johnson Horn , Owner/Editor —  You may remember my Bananas for Boobies post last year — http://www.themamamaven.com/2013/10/25/judys-banana-chocolate-chip-loaf/. Shari Brooks of My Judy the Foodie is a friend. Shari’s blog honors her late mother (Judy) who tragically lost her fight against Breast Cancer over 5 years ago. Shari takes her late mom’s recipes and gives them […]

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Odd Squad is Coming to PBS Kids on Nov 26

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Mark this on your calendar! For those mamas and papas who have kids who are slightly older than the usual PBS Kids Audience (ie. 8 or 9), ODD Squad is coming and your older ones (and younger ones) are going to be intrigued. When I was in San Francisco for the PBS Annual Meeting in […]

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Children’s Music CD Review: Animal Tales by Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke have done it again!  The duo have come up with yet another whimsical album full of witty and clever lyrics paired with catchy music.  Their previous album, Pleased to Meet You, is always playing at my house, especially when I want to get the kids […]

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